September 25, 2023

Uganda: Behind the 'Back to School Plague'

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Parents are often confused by the changes and diseases children are diagnosed with during the first days of reporting back to school for a new term. This is in most cases physically seen among children losing weight.
September 25, 2023

Uganda: Opinion – Museveni Wrong On Unification of Somaliland and Somalia

[Nile Post] While meeting a special envoy from Somaliland, Dr. Jama Musse Jama, at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Yoweri Museveni said it is wrong for Somaliland to secede from Somalia, thereby offering to mediate in efforts to unify the two nations.
September 25, 2023

Uganda: 13 Ugandans Allegedly Abducted By South Sudanese Authorities Released

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -- Police in Uganda revealed that the 13 Ugandans who were allegedly abducted by the South Sudanese authorities in Koch sub-county Yumbe district, in retaliation, towards the arrest of Ernesto Tumia a South Sudanese Chief of Bori Boma, for fueling land conflicts have been released and handed over to Uganda authorities.
September 23, 2023

Africa: Why Do Deaf Africans Struggle to Access Their Rights?

[DW] While sign language is accepted as an official language in countries such as Uganda and South Africa, people who are deaf and hard of hearing still struggle with day-to-day challenges in many African countries.
September 23, 2023

Uganda: Museveni Offers to Mediate in Somalia and Somaliland Unification Efforts

[Nile Post] President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday received a Special Envoy from the Republic of Somaliland, Dr Jama Musse Jama at State House-Entebbe.
September 21, 2023

Uganda: Ugandans Warned Heavy El-Nino Rains Could Cost Lives, Economy

[Nile Post] The government has issued a warning about the possibility of social and economic disruptions, as well as a loss of livelihoods, in various parts of the country due to El Nino.
September 21, 2023

Uganda: The Bitter-Sweet Sides of Uganda's Oil and Gas Development

[IPS] Kampala, Buliisa, Kikuube -- French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) are moving with pace in the development of oil and gas projects with a potential investment portfolio estimated at more than USD 15 billion. IPS looks at the project's human rights record for the compensation of affected communities.
September 20, 2023

Uganda: Director of Public Prosecutions Withdraws Charges Against General Muhoozi Kainerugaba

[Nile Post] The Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn charges related to disobedience and being a public nuisance against first son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba instituted by lawyer, Male Mabirizi.
September 20, 2023

Uganda: We Have Turned Climate Change Into a Climate Crisis

[Observer] Have you seen or suffered unusual temperatures, rain, drought, landslides, earthquakes or floods lately? Blame climate change.
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